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The "Red" is the most famous rock climbing area in the Eastern United States. On this course students will learn how to climb slabs, cracks, face, and overhanging rock routes; explore the trails of the Red River Gorge Geological area; rock climb five continuous days at five different areas; and camp at Natural Bridges State Park. This course is tailored to beginners and experienced climbers alike. All students will gain instruction in belaying techniques, movement technique, and rappelling. Students should also anticipate a memorable time of service in the Muir Valley.
Red River, August 17-24 (Prior to PASSPORT III)
"I grew deeper with God, others, and experienced His creation in an amazing way."
"An amazing group of people, willing to learn and try something new while supporting the group as a whole."
"Never knew I could be loved so much so soon."
|August 17||Team Orientation and Teambuilding|
|August 18||Depart for the Red River Gorge; set up camp in Natural Bridge State Park.|
|August 19||Climb Fortress Wall.|
|August 20||Climb Global Village Wall and Tower Rock Multi-Pitch Climb and Rappel.|
|August 21||Party time Multi-Pitch climb and rappel.|
|August 22||Muir Valley Climbing day.|
|August 23||Muir Valley Trail Building Service project and climb- Miguel's Pizza and Ice cream.|
|August 24||6PM return to Calvin College|